News related to East Timor

May 20, 2009

Seventh Anniversary of East Timorese Independence

 Today is the seventh anniversary of the Restoration of Independence, which celebrates the handover of government from the UN Transitional Administration for East Timor (UNTAET) to the Timorese in 2002. It also marks the day when East Timor became a member of the UN, the first new independent state of the 21st century. East Timor is a former UNPO member, and now holds the status of supporting...

May 20, 2009

Seventh Anniversary of East Timorese Independ...

The 20th of May is the anniversary of East Timor’s recognition as an independent state, and its ascension to the UN as a member state. 

Read more »

Jul 18, 2006

East Timor's New Cabinet Sworn In

The Cabinet of East Timor's new Prime Minister Jose Ramos-Horta has been sworn in at a ceremony in Dili. The ceremony marks further progress towards a return to order for the country, which was hit...

Read more »

Dec 01, 2002

Human rights court for East Timor

UNPO News issue of May-July 2002 reported extensively on the independence of East Timor, the latter being a member of the UNPO. While sharing in the aftermath of joy and high expectations, the...

Read more »

Apr 11, 2001

East Timor: José Ramos-Horta visits UN...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Interim Government of East Timor, Mr José Ramos-Horta, paid a courtesy visit to the UNPO Secretariat on 10 April 2001. Mr...

Read more »